10 groundbreaking movies

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1.
The Connection (1961)
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A director tries to film a group of junkies in Leach's room while they are waiting for Cowboy to bring their heroin connection. (110 mins.)
Director: Shirley Clarke
 
2.
Unfaithful (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Claude Pérès pushes actor/director relationship to its breaking point by asking an actor to make love with him. (98 mins.)
Director: Claude Pérès
 
4.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels (1975)
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A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. However, something happens that changes her safe routine. (201 mins.)
 
5.
The Man from London (2007)
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One night Maloin, a switchman at a seaside railway station situated by a ferry harbor, witnesses a terrible event... (139 mins.)
 
6.
The House (1997)
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A ramshackle mansion in the woods: individuals of all type, age and condition eat, roam or rest inside. But always in strict silence. (120 mins.)
Director: Sharunas Bartas
 
7.
This Answering Service Takes No Messages (1979)
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(77 mins.)
Director: Alain Cavalier
 
8.
The Gleaners & I (2000 Documentary)
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An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director... (82 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
9.
La Jetée (1962 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man... (28 mins.)
Director: Chris Marker
 
10.
Sympathy for the Devil (1968 Documentary)
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Godard's documentation of late 1960s Western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver... (100 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
11.
The Idiots (1998)
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The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves. (117 mins.)